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Freebie BringFocus Might Help You Concentrate

BringFocus helps you stay on task, by monitoring how much time you spend on certain activities.

Project Management Showdown: Do More Beyond the To-Do List

These five project management services pledge to help you stay on top of tasks. Find out which one worked best to keep a small company's big project on track.

Black Friday Survival Guide: 15 Apps to Hunt Down Deals, Parking, and More

These 15 apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 7 can help you save money and time on your post-Thanksgiving shopping frenzy.

Choose the Best Bank for Your Tech-Savvy Business: 8 Banks Compared

Just about every bank wants your small business’s cash. Here’s how eight of the biggest and best banks stack up in their online and mobile tools to help you manage money.

ArcSoft Perfect365: Free App Gives Instant Facelifts and Makeovers

ArcSoft's free photo-retouching app automatically removes blemishes, adds digital makeup, changes eye colors, and offers quick portrait enhancements for anyone who doesn't want to use a full image-editing suite.

TheBrain Helps Keep Your Thoughts Straight

TheBrain (formerly PersonalBrain) lets you keep and organize all of your thoughts and files in one central place.

6 Great Apps to Help You Manage Your Household

Can't remember what items your family needs from the grocery store or what days the kids' dental appointments fall on? These apps can help you keep everyone in your life on the same page.

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Four Virtual Assistants Tackle Real-World Business Tasks

Low-priced offshore labor is widely available online, but is it worthwhile? We hired four virtual assistants to finish three small-business tasks. Find out how they fared.

Free BlueStacks App Player Runs Android Applications On Your Windows PC

Make Android apps work on your Windows PC with BlueStacks Player App.

Paperless for Windows Organizes Scanned OCR Documents for Cheap

Scan and organize your documents with affordable document organizer Paperless for Windows.

ConnectedText Personal Wiki

ConnectedText's new version 5 builds on its strengths as a personal wiki.

8 Piles of Paper Replaced by iPads

Pilots, preachers, politicians and football teams among those taking the plunge with the Apple iPad tablet.

Smartr Contacts Android App Review: A Better Address Book

Smartr Contacts turns your Android phonebook into the ultimate social organizer, but there are a couple glitches that keep it from being a perfect app.

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Incredibly Useful Sites for Small Business

Nearly all the tools you need to run a small or midsize company are within reach of any Web browser. Here are some of the best online services and sites for business.

Digital Business Card Apps Tested: The Future Is Not Quite Ready

The future may be digital, but testing these apps left me wanting a business card that I could hold.